The table below looks at the statistics for Security Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Security Testing over the 3 months to 6 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Testing
Rank 513 538 475
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -63
Permanent jobs citing Security Testing 99 86 128
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.24% 0.20% 0.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.29% 0.24% 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 61 52 90
Average salary £52,500 £55,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.54% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £37,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £75,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,000 £57,500 £47,000
% change year-on-year
-18.26% +22.34%
Security Testing
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the London region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
34047 35501 35625
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 83.62% 83.79% 82.32%
Number of salaries quoted 28416 28815 29877
Average salary £56,000 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.81% -
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,500 £35,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Security Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Security Testing across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Security Testing Jobs Demand Trend in London

Security Testing
Salary Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Security Testing across the London region.

Security Testing Salary Trend in London

Security Testing
Salary Histogram in London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Security Testing across the London region over the 3 months to 6 March 2015.

Security Testing Salary Histogram in London

Security Testing
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Security Testing within the London region over the 3 months to 6 March 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +10 23 £52,500 -10.63% 4
Sidcup - 9 £30,000 -
Security Testing
England

Security Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT jobs across the London region citing Security Testing also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Security Testing.

1 62 (36.05%) Agile Software Development
2 55 (31.98%) Degree
2 55 (31.98%) Information Security
3 53 (30.81%) Penetration Testing
4 43 (25.00%) Mobile App
5 39 (22.67%) Java
6 37 (21.51%) QA
7 34 (19.77%) OWASP
8 33 (19.19%) Selenium
8 33 (19.19%) Ethical Hacking
9 31 (18.02%) SQL
9 31 (18.02%) E-Commerce
10 29 (16.86%) C#
11 28 (16.28%) Automated Testing
11 28 (16.28%) Software Engineering
11 28 (16.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 27 (15.70%) Security Cleared
12 27 (15.70%) Load Testing
13 25 (14.53%) Test Automation
14 24 (13.95%) Finance
15 23 (13.37%) Risk Management
15 23 (13.37%) PCI DSS
16 22 (12.79%) SC Cleared
16 22 (12.79%) JIRA
16 22 (12.79%) Vulnerability Assessment
16 22 (12.79%) ISEB
17 20 (11.63%) Performance Testing
17 20 (11.63%) Web Services
18 19 (11.05%) JMeter
18 19 (11.05%) Bugzilla

Security Testing
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT jobs across the London region citing Security Testing also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Security Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (2.33%) IIS
2 3 (1.74%) Apache
2 3 (1.74%) Oracle BPEL
2 3 (1.74%) Oracle Service Bus
2 3 (1.74%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (1.16%) WebLogic
3 2 (1.16%) Node.js
3 2 (1.16%) nginx
4 1 (0.58%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.58%) WebSphere
Applications
1 8 (4.65%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (1.74%) Oracle Financials
1 3 (1.74%) Oracle EBS
1 3 (1.74%) Oracle EBS R12
1 3 (1.74%) Oracle BPM
1 3 (1.74%) Oracle Payables
1 3 (1.74%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.16%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (1.16%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (1.16%) Amazon S3
1 2 (1.16%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (1.16%) SaaS
1 2 (1.16%) Route 53
1 2 (1.16%) IaaS
2 1 (0.58%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (0.58%) Rackspace Cloud
2 1 (0.58%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 19 (11.05%) Network Security
2 18 (10.47%) Firewall
3 10 (5.81%) Wireless
3 10 (5.81%) HTTP
4 8 (4.65%) Internet
4 8 (4.65%) Wireless Security
5 4 (2.33%) Intrusion Detection
5 4 (2.33%) TCP/IP
6 3 (1.74%) SSL
7 2 (1.16%) WAN
7 2 (1.16%) SMTP
8 1 (0.58%) FTP
8 1 (0.58%) LDAP
8 1 (0.58%) LAN
8 1 (0.58%) VPN
8 1 (0.58%) DNS
8 1 (0.58%) DMZ
8 1 (0.58%) DSL
8 1 (0.58%) Wireshark
8 1 (0.58%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.33%) MySQL
2 3 (1.74%) Oracle Reports
2 3 (1.74%) Oracle Database 11g
2 3 (1.74%) NoSQL
2 3 (1.74%) Oracle Database
2 3 (1.74%) Relational Database
3 2 (1.16%) Couchbase
3 2 (1.16%) Amazon RDS
3 2 (1.16%) Redis
3 2 (1.16%) SimpleDB
3 2 (1.16%) MongoDB
3 2 (1.16%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.58%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.58%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 33 (19.19%) Selenium
2 22 (12.79%) JIRA
3 19 (11.05%) JMeter
3 19 (11.05%) Bugzilla
3 19 (11.05%) Team Foundation Server
4 18 (10.47%) Visual Studio
5 17 (9.88%) Cucumber
6 16 (9.30%) Git (software)
7 14 (8.14%) WebDriver
7 14 (8.14%) SoapUI
7 14 (8.14%) LoadRunner
8 12 (6.98%) TeamCity
9 11 (6.40%) Jenkins
10 8 (4.65%) Jasmine
10 8 (4.65%) Karma Test Runner
10 8 (4.65%) Appium
10 8 (4.65%) NUnit
11 7 (4.07%) QuickTest Pro
12 5 (2.91%) JUnit
12 5 (2.91%) jMock
General
1 24 (13.95%) Finance
2 11 (6.40%) Legal
3 10 (5.81%) Games
4 8 (4.65%) Banking
5 6 (3.49%) Marketing
6 3 (1.74%) Retail
6 3 (1.74%) Financial Institution
7 2 (1.16%) Local Government
7 2 (1.16%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.16%) Advertising
8 1 (0.58%) Back Office
8 1 (0.58%) Law
Job Titles
1 33 (19.19%) Tester
2 30 (17.44%) Penetration Tester
3 29 (16.86%) Analyst
3 29 (16.86%) Consultant
4 21 (12.21%) Security Specialist
5 18 (10.47%) Security Consultant
6 16 (9.30%) Ethical Hacker
7 15 (8.72%) Test Engineer
8 14 (8.14%) Security Analyst
8 14 (8.14%) Applications Specialist
8 14 (8.14%) Test Manager
8 14 (8.14%) Application Security Specialist
9 12 (6.98%) Test Analyst
10 11 (6.40%) IT Consultant
11 10 (5.81%) IT Security Consultant
12 9 (5.23%) Senior Test Engineer
13 8 (4.65%) Penetration Test Consultant
14 7 (4.07%) Developer
14 7 (4.07%) Testing Consultant
15 6 (3.49%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (11.63%) Web Services
2 17 (9.88%) SOAP
3 16 (9.30%) .NET
4 15 (8.72%) HTML
5 12 (6.98%) Ajax
6 10 (5.81%) WCF
6 10 (5.81%) REST
7 7 (4.07%) COM
8 5 (2.91%) ASP.NET
8 5 (2.91%) Gherkin
9 4 (2.33%) RESTful
9 4 (2.33%) HTML5
10 3 (1.74%) JSP
10 3 (1.74%) XML
11 2 (1.16%) XSL
11 2 (1.16%) Flash
11 2 (1.16%) XHTML
11 2 (1.16%) POSIX
11 2 (1.16%) WSDL
11 2 (1.16%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 43 (25.00%) Mobile App
2 18 (10.47%) Open Source
3 15 (8.72%) Computer Science
4 13 (7.56%) Management Information System
5 10 (5.81%) Online Games
5 10 (5.81%) Analytical Skills
6 8 (4.65%) CESG
7 5 (2.91%) Cryptography
8 4 (2.33%) CESG CLAS
8 4 (2.33%) N-Tier
8 4 (2.33%) Mobile Banking
9 3 (1.74%) PKI
10 2 (1.16%) GIS
10 2 (1.16%) Mathematics
10 2 (1.16%) User Experience
10 2 (1.16%) RMADS
10 2 (1.16%) Mobile Computing
11 1 (0.58%) Mobile Payment
11 1 (0.58%) Handset
11 1 (0.58%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 12 (6.98%) UNIX
2 9 (5.23%) Linux
3 6 (3.49%) Windows
4 5 (2.91%) Android
4 5 (2.91%) Apple iOS
5 4 (2.33%) Solaris
6 1 (0.58%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (36.05%) Agile Software Development
2 55 (31.98%) Information Security
3 53 (30.81%) Penetration Testing
4 34 (19.77%) OWASP
5 33 (19.19%) Ethical Hacking
6 31 (18.02%) E-Commerce
7 28 (16.28%) Automated Testing
7 28 (16.28%) Software Engineering
8 27 (15.70%) Load Testing
9 25 (14.53%) Test Automation
10 23 (13.37%) Risk Management
11 22 (12.79%) Vulnerability Assessment
12 20 (11.63%) Performance Testing
13 19 (11.05%) User Acceptance Testing
13 19 (11.05%) Mentoring
14 18 (10.47%) Security Architecture
15 17 (9.88%) Test Strategy
15 17 (9.88%) Integration Testing
15 17 (9.88%) Continuous Integration
16 16 (9.30%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 39 (22.67%) Java
2 31 (18.02%) SQL
3 29 (16.86%) C#
4 12 (6.98%) C
5 9 (5.23%) JavaScript
5 9 (5.23%) PHP
6 6 (3.49%) C++
6 6 (3.49%) Ruby
7 5 (2.91%) T-SQL
8 3 (1.74%) Python
8 3 (1.74%) Shell Script
9 2 (1.16%) VB.NET
9 2 (1.16%) Groovy
10 1 (0.58%) Scala
10 1 (0.58%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 55 (31.98%) Degree
2 27 (15.70%) Security Cleared
3 22 (12.79%) SC Cleared
3 22 (12.79%) ISEB
4 17 (9.88%) CISSP
5 11 (6.40%) ISTQB
6 9 (5.23%) OSCP
7 7 (4.07%) VCP4
7 7 (4.07%) CISM
8 6 (3.49%) CISA
8 6 (3.49%) CEH
9 5 (2.91%) GIAC
10 4 (2.33%) DV Cleared
10 4 (2.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 3 (1.74%) ISEB Practitioner
12 2 (1.16%) SSCP
13 1 (0.58%) GPEN
13 1 (0.58%) OSCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (21.51%) QA
2 28 (16.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 23 (13.37%) PCI DSS
4 3 (1.74%) JSP 440
4 3 (1.74%) COBIT
4 3 (1.74%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.58%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (1.74%) Active Directory
1 3 (1.74%) Nmap
2 2 (1.16%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.58%) ProxySG
3 1 (0.58%) Snort
Systems Management
1 4 (2.33%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (1.74%) Puppet
2 3 (1.74%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (1.16%) HAProxy
4 1 (0.58%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 16 (9.30%) Microsoft
2 13 (7.56%) Google
3 10 (5.81%) Oracle
4 6 (3.49%) McAfee
4 6 (3.49%) HP
5 3 (1.74%) BT
5 3 (1.74%) Qualys
6 2 (1.16%) VMware
7 1 (0.58%) Blue Coat
7 1 (0.58%) Sourcefire
7 1 (0.58%) Coverity
7 1 (0.58%) F5
7 1 (0.58%) Facebook
7 1 (0.58%) Rackspace
7 1 (0.58%) Apple
7 1 (0.58%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.58%) Websense
7 1 (0.58%) IBM
7 1 (0.58%) NetSuite
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Salary: Up to £80,000 per annum Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
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Salary: £70000 - £150000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Church International
Salary: £60-70k pa + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
CGI
Salary: £28000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 17 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
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London
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 22 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
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London
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: competitive
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